A matriarchal gem in our Entertainment District, The Bell Auditorium embraced Mr. Brown’s dynamite shows throughout his soul-ustrious career. Most notably, the 1969 album, Sex Machine tracks an explosively-stellar performance recorded right here. Sex Machine is often praised by funk aficionados and music industry elite as Mr. Brown’s quintessential masterpiece. This building has been indoctrinated by Soul Brother Number One. “Music has to breathe and sweat. You have to play it live.” Soul starts here.